ThenKing Ahasuerus answered and said to QueenEsther, “Who is he, and where is he,
who would dare presume in his heart to do such a thing?” And Esther said, “The adversary
and enemy is this wicked Haman!”So Haman wasterrified before the king and queen.
One of the early television courtroom dramas was “Perry Mason”.” Each week Mr. Mason
faced a baffling mystery that required solving before the end of the hour.
Often the conclusion came as the guilty party sat in the witness stand. Buffeted by the
astute lawyer’s penetrating questions, the criminal’s carefully constructed facade would
crumble and his guilt would be exposed.
A similar drama took place in the palace of King Ahasuerus. Just when it seemed that
Haman’s wickedness would prevail, the tables were turned and his evil plot was revealed.
When Esther pointed to him as the one who dreamed up the diabolical plan to destroy the
Jewish people, Haman plunged from the height of arrogant pride to the depth of abject
But such moments of stark truth are not limited to history or television. The Bible reveals
that we all have a future appointment with God where He will reveal to us everything we
have said, thought or done.
Jesus said, “For there is nothing covered that will not be revealed, nor hidden that will not
Therefore whatever you have spoken in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you
have spoken in the ear in inner rooms will be proclaimed on the house tops” (Luke 12:2- 3).
Now is the time to prepare for that future appointment. Be careful about idle words you
might speak or thoughtless deeds you might commit. Live in such a way that when the
secrets of your life are revealed, they are either harmless or covered by the blood of Christ.
WHAT’S DONE IN SECRET IS NEVER A SECRET TO GOD.